Jean an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)

☨ Jean
ID Number:   SSP Number: 213 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 20 years old
Dead date: 1989-12-01
Death reason: euthanised: infarction of uterus leading to peritonitis following caesarean section
Location:San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park)
ArrivalSan Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park) 1972-04-21
from San Diego Zoo
Born:* 1969 wild India
Offspring and year of birth:
  1. (F) 1989-11-20 -- † 1989-11-20 stillborn, SSP nr: 316
Document updated2010-12-31: Cause of death RE
2011-04-08: Death RE
2011-09-01: C-section RE
Jean was euthanized following complications of a stillbirth in November 1989.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Jean, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at San Diego Safari Park (San Diego Wild Animal Park) in United States. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 25 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1998. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • "Table 4: Captive Elephants 1988-1999 and Additions to 1980-1988 Records," Elephant, The Publication of the Elephant Research Foundation, Vol 2 No 4, January 2000. p 65-71

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